Wise County School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 13 public schools serving 5,827 students in Wise County School District. Wise County School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Wise County School District are Central High School, Eastside High School and Union High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Wise County School District have an average math proficiency score of 88% (versus the Virginia public school average of 72%), and reading proficiency score of 87% (versus the 80% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the Virginia public school average of 51% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Overview

School District NameWise County School District
School District Websitehttp://www.wisek12.org
School District Phone Number(276) 328-8017
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (VA)
# of Schools13 Schools2,123 Schools
# of Students5,827 Students1,290,708 Students
# of Teachers382 Teachers85,967 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Wise County School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 135 school districts in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has increased from 86% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 135 school districts
(Top 1%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wise County   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
88%
72%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wise County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
88%
80%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wise County   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
94%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wise County   School District and public school graduation rate of VA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.090.68
# of American Indian Students3 Students3,485 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students20 Students90,286 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
7%
# of Hispanic Students54 Students202,982 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
16%
# of Black Students120 Students288,923 Students
% Black Students
2%
22%
# of White Students5,566 Students631,498 Students
% White Students
96%
49%
# of Hawaiian Students5 Students2,044 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students59 Students71,490 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
6%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:21133,581
# of Students in Kindergarten:41390,873
# of Students in 1st Grade:39094,190
# of Students in 2nd Grade:43594,056
# of Students in 3rd Grade:45196,830
# of Students in 4th Grade:44499,179
# of Students in 5th Grade:46699,433
# of Students in 6th Grade:39897,617
# of Students in 7th Grade:43696,633
# of Students in 8th Grade:42496,881
# of Students in 9th Grade:397103,925
# of Students in 10th Grade:45699,531
# of Students in 11th Grade:45294,858
# of Students in 12th Grade:45493,121
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $10,107 in this school district is less than the state median of $11,878. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,163 is less than the state median of $11,949. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (VA)
Total Revenue$59 MM$44 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wise County   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$59 MM$45 MM
This chart display total spending of Wise County   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,107$11,878
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wise County   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,163$11,949
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wise County   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in VA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Wise County School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Central High School Math: 95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    5000 Warrior Drive
    Norton, VA 24273
    (276) 328-8015

    Grades: 9-12 | 659 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Eastside High School Math: 95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    314 School House Hill Dr
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276) 395-3389

    Grades: 9-12 | 422 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Union High School Math: 90% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    322 Powell Valley Road
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-1290

    Grades: 9-12 | 678 students
  • Rank: #44.
    St. Paul Elementary School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    3200 Deacon Drive
    Saint Paul, VA 24283
    (276) 762-5941

    Grades: PK-8 | 232 students
  • Rank: #55.
    J.w. Adams Combined Math: 91% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy
    Pound, VA 24279
    (276) 796-5419

    Grades: PK-8 | 457 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Union Primary School Math: 90% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2945 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-4900

    Grades: PK-4 | 786 students
  • Rank: #77.
    L.f. Addington Middle School Math: 88% | Reading: 88%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    324 School St
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8821

    Grades: 5-8 | 498 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Wise Primary Math: 86% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    323 Railroad Ave Se
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8019

    Grades: PK-4 | 675 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Coeburn Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    518 Centre Ave Ne
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276) 395-2135

    Grades: 5-8 | 357 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Coeburn Primary Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    332 School House Hill Dr.
    Coeburn, VA 24230
    (276) 395-6100

    Grades: PK-4 | 457 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Union Middle School Math: 82% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    3137 Second Avenue East
    Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
    (276) 523-0195

    Grades: 5-8 | 606 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Wise Co. Alternative Ed. Center Alternative School
    515 Hurricane Rd., Building B
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-8612

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Wise County Career-technical Center Vocational School
    621 Lake St Ne
    Wise, VA 24293
    (276) 328-6113

    Grades: n/a | n/a student
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